Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/02/2010

HSR Investment, Water Highways, L.A. = U.S. Transit Leader, No Car = Loser, CicLAvia Date Change & More


Are There Too Many Trucks In The Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor? Do The Math
Cunningham Report

Bike Share: A Slice Of Paris In Chicago
Chicago Tribune

Breathing New Life Into Old Train Depots
(Numerous old train stations across the country are being saved from demolition and finding new uses as museums, businesses and community gathering places)
USA Today

Can High-Speed Rail Get On Track?
Time

Celebrating A Giant Oil Spill (The upcoming 100th anniversary of America's largest oil spill and the founding of Taft, California)
Wall Street Journal
Taft Oildorado Days (Celebrations held every 5 years prove to be the largest ever this October)

CHSRA Applies For Another $1 Billion In Federal Funds
California High Speed Rail Blog

CicLAvia Will Be Ten Ten Ten! (Date moved to October 10, 2010)
CicLAvia

Corona Cruiser And Pass Transit On Google Transit
Riding In Riverside

DOT To Turn Underused Waterways Into Marine Highways
Wired

Dude, Where's Your Car?: How Not Having A Car Became Hollywood Shorthand For "Loser"
Slate

Energy Innovation: Now What?
New Republic

"First Of Its Kind" Study Findings Promising; Huge Consumer, GHG Emissions Reduction Benefits Likely
Examiner

Funding Transit Projects: New Recommendations For U.S. Policy
The City Fix

High-Tech Parking Meters Premiere In S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle

House Approves Transpo Spending Bill After Stripping Out $ For Livability
StreetsBlog DC

Investors Shy From California Rail Plan
Fresno Bee

A Journey Of Discovery On The L.A. River: An Expedition Along A Muddy Stretch Of The Waterway Offers A Glimpse Into The Potential Recreational And Environmental Jewel Running Through The City
Los Angeles Times

LA's Backbone In Ten Steps
SoapBoxLA

Local Buses Raise Price To Ride
UCLA Daily Bruin

Los Angeles Cityride Program Raises Fees
KABC-7

Los Angeles Pushing To Become Nation's Mass Transit Leader
Associated Press

Now At JFK: A Virtual Smarter City
(IBM Smart Cities Project)
Infrastructurist

Santa Clarita Transit Expands Riders' Options
Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Traffic Delays Ease On Bay Bridge With Higher Tolls, And BART Sees An Increase In Passengers
San Jose Mercury News

Weekend Viewing: Bunker Hill, 1956
("17-minute student film at USC centers on pensioners living out their years dreading that the city was going to demolish their neighborhood to create a new downtown, which is exactly what happened.")
LA Observed
Bunker Hill, 1956 (video)

Will Bicyclists And Pedestrians Squeeze Out Cars?
National Journal Transportation Blog